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The table below gives general guidance only to 'basic bank accounts' that are currently available and should not be treated as a complete and authoritative guide to available accounts and acceptable identification.

Basic bank accounts in Guildford

The table below lists some of the different banks you can find in and around the Guildford area, and in Guildford town centre, and the basic bank accounts they offer.

It also lists some of the services they offer.

NameAddress WebLowest tier basic account available (Name)How to applyCredit check  Photo ID Monthly fee ID list

Lloyds

Tel: 0345 300 0000

147 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3AG
Lloyds BankBasic account (if not eligible for current account)Online / in branch / phone - only if not eligible for current accountYesYesNoID list
245 Epsom Road,
Merrow
GU1 2RE
5 Ockham South Road,
East Horsley,
Leatherhead
KT24 6QW
Bank Buildings,
High Street,
Cranleigh
GU6 8BD
12 High Street,
Haslemere
GU27 2JG

TSB

Tel: 0345 975 8758

233 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3BJ
TSBCash accountOnline / in branchNot knownNoNoID list

Santander

Tel: 0845 765 4321

166 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3HR
SantanderBasic current accountOnline / in branchNot knownNoNoID list
43 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3DY
93e Weyhill,
Haslemere
GU27 1HS
104 High Street,
Godalming
GU7 1HG

HSBC

Tel: 0345 740 4404

12a North Street,
Guildford
GU1 4AF
HSBCBasic bank accountOnline / in branch / post / phoneYesNoNoID list
110 High Street
Godalming
GU7 1DP

Nationwide

Tel: 0800 554 0338

32-34 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3EL
NationwideFlex BasicOnline / in branchYesNoNoID list
126 High Street,
Cranleigh
GU6 8SD

Barclays

Tel: 0345 734 5345

19 North Street,
Guildford
GU1 4AG
BarclaysBasic current accountIn branchNot knownNoNoID list
87 High Street,
Godalming
GU7 1AP
71 High Street,
Cranleigh
GU6 8AX

NatWest

Tel: 0345 788 8444

151 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3AH
NatWestFoundation accountOnline / in branch - only if not eligible for current accountYesNoNoID list
4 Worplesdon Road,
Guildford
GU2 9RL
77 High Street,
Godalming
GU7 1AR
Stocklund Square,
Cranleigh
GU6 8RQ
24 High Street,
Haslemere
GU27 2HD

Halifax

Tel: 0345 720 3040

28-30 High Street,
Guildford
GU1 3EL
HalifaxBasic accountOnline / phone / in branch - only if not eligible for current accountYesNoNoID list

Metro Bank

Tel: 0345 08 08 500

35-37 North Street,
Guildford
GU1 4TE
Metro BankCurrent accountIn branchNot knownNoNoID list